Des Walkden and Stuart Bryan entered this 7k Trail Run / 20k Mountain Bike Ride / 6k Trail Run that is the Kielder Duathonlon. This was the first duathlon for Stuart Bryan. The conditions were much more favourable than the sleet and snow that greeted competitors last year.
Des Walkden finished 36th in 2.31.20, managing to knock 19 mins off last year's time.
Stuart Bryan finished 78th in 2.49.20. Stuart was flying and breaking various strava hill climb records, but unfortunately was set back by a puncture. It was Stuart's first off-road duathlon and apart from the puncture, he thoroughly enjoyed the event. On the other hand, he also learnt what it is like to get "jelly legs".
Both are looking forward to the next race in the series at Grizedale.
Total 148 solo finishers.